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Does your lipstick contain lead?

ATLANTA -- A new warning from the Food and Drug Administrations suggests that some popular brands of lipstick, including Maybelline and L'Oreal, may contain lead.

But Dr. Robert Geller, who teaches at the Emory University School of Medicine, said that the levels of lead are so small, they probably won't affect most users.

A Valentine's Day gift, from young men to those in need

On Valentine's Day, lovers and spouses across the world give each other gifts. But we're about to tell you about a group of young men who gave their gifts to kids in need.

This story is also about their mentor, who in turn got to see the product of his gift.

"We've got a lot of poverty, single-income parents, low-income neighborhoods," Horace Dukes says of the kids in his Dukes Foundation program, "but what we say is, 'It's not where you are; it's where you're going to.'"

A teacher in the Atlanta school system, Horace Dukes started the Dukes Foundation in 2003 as a mentorship program for at-risk youth. Now nine years in, he has 60 kids under his wing and focused on the future.

"He takes us, he molds us into young and successful young men," says current student Marcus Johnson.

Adds fellow student Javier Gober, currently in 9th grade, "It's like a fraternity in a way, like a brotherhood, like a small bond between each other."

UHY’s David Barton to Share Knowledge on Service Organization Audits February 14

UHY’s David Barton to Share Knowledge on Service Organization Audits February 14

Webinar will focus on data center audit standards and assessments

David Barton will address professional service organizations and their customers and lead a discussion on data center audit standards and assessments during a webinar Tuesday, February 14th from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

ADOPT A PET: Meet Chester

ADOPT A PET: Meet Chester


ATLANTA, Ga. – If you dream of coming home to a wet nose, wagging tail and tons of kisses (in addition to, perhaps, a half-chewed shoe or an overturned trashcan) adopt a puppy from your local Humane Society. According to the ASPCA, approximately 5 million to 7 million domesticated animals enter animal shelters nationwide, every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized. However, you can change those numbers by adopting a "companion" for yourself or for your family. Pets are an investment but, in our opinion, an investment well worth the money.

GEORGIA PRIMARY | In-person advance voting begins Monday

GEORGIA PRIMARY | In-person advance voting begins Monday

ATLANTA -- Georgia voters can now cast an in-person advance
ballot for the presidential primary.

Voting by mail for the March 6 contest began in late January,
but Monday is the first day when residents can turn out to advance
voting sites to cast their ballots in person.

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul are
competing for a share of Georgia's 76 delegates in the GOP primary.
That's the most delegates of any of the 10 states holding elections
on Super Tuesday.

The Georgia Secretary of State's office is encouraging residents
to go to its website for more details.

Take a romantic weekend trip for Valentine's Day

Take a romantic weekend trip for Valentine's Day

ATLANTA -- Be spontaneous this Valentine's Day -- take a spur-of-the-moment trip to beautiful High Point, N.C., and spend less while doing so!

This weekend's DealChicken Atlanta deal is a two-night stay at the historic J.H. Adams Inn, former home to John Hampton "Hamp" Adams and his family. Pay just $194.99 for this incredible offer, which includes a full continental breakfast, a $100 food voucher to Hampton's and a $50 spa voucher -- normally a $389.98 value.

Learn more about the J.H. Adams Inn at www.jhadamsinn.com. It is located at 1108 North Main Street in High Point, roughly 5-and-a-half hours northeast of Atlanta.

This deal expires on August 10, 2012.

WEEKEND EVENTS | Valentine's Day and 5K's

ATLANTA -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We've listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

On Friday night, the FOX Theater will bursting at the seams with screaming 'tween girls and their generous parents. The SCREAM Tour is making at stop in Atlanta. This year, the annual concert features: Diggy Simmons, Jacob Lattimore, Jawan Harris, OMG Girls, TK and Cash. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster of the FOX Theater box office. 

The Atlanta Ballet is staging a World Premiere of Twyla Tharp's "The Princess and the Goblin" as a Sunday matinee. The performance begins at 2 p.m. at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center. Tickets range between $20 to $120.